As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Nikon Coolpix B700 is also often compared to travel zooms, mirrorless and entry-level DSLRs. The Nikon Coolpix B700's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix B600 and the Coolpix B500) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX70 HS and the PowerShot SX740 HS)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix B700 compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has a screen which flips out and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/3), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 21 mm), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (5 fps vs 10 fps) and lacks and external mic jack.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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2 years newer
$478 - $549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 21 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Coolpix B700

  • Fairly small: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Professional size (125×85×107 mm)
  • Light weight: 608 g vs 565 g
  • Inexpensive: $477.79 vs $339.00

Nikon Coolpix B600

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2 years newer
$327

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B600 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B600 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 280 shots vs 350 shots
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Coolpix B600 and Coolpix B700

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (122×82×99 mm) vs Professional size (125×85×107 mm)
  • Light weight: 500 g vs 565 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 4.2"

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$242 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 350 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and Coolpix B700

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Professional size (125×85×107 mm)
  • Great battery life: 600 shots vs 350 shots
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 565 g

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 20 mm vs 24 mm
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and Coolpix B700

  • Light weight: 616 g vs 565 g

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$458 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has a GPS
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Professional size (125×85×107 mm)
  • Heavier: 899 g vs 565 g

common strengths of the P900 and Coolpix B700

  • Great battery life: 360 shots vs 350 shots
  • Inexpensive: $458.00 vs $339.00
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
5 years older
$496 - $498

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Much higher true resolution: 20.9 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FZ1000 and Coolpix B700

  • Great battery life: 360 shots vs 350 shots
  • Inexpensive: $492.19 vs $339.00
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/16000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix B700 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has slightly more zoom (60x vs 25x), has a screen which flips out, has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (february 2016 vs january 2014) and is slightly less expensive ($339.00 vs $1,639.09).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 4.8"), is slightly larger (professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs compact (133×71×19 mm)), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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2 years newer
$338 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Smaller: Mid size (110×64×40 mm) vs Professional size (125×85×107 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.6" vs 4.2"

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 265 shots vs 350 shots
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and Coolpix B700

  • Inexpensive: $338.00 vs $339.00
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
similar age

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 5 fps
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and Coolpix B700

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
similar age
$179 - $249

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (97×57×28 mm) vs Professional size (125×85×107 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.1" vs 4.2"
  • Significantly lighter: 182 g vs 565 g

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Shorter battery life: 295 shots vs 350 shots
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and Coolpix B700

  • Inexpensive: $179.49 vs $339.00

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90)

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1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Smaller: Mid size (112×67×41 mm) vs Professional size (125×85×107 mm)
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly thinner: 1.6" vs 4.2"

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) and Coolpix B700

  • Great battery life: 380 shots vs 350 shots

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
2 years older
$1,639

Significant advantages of the Camera 2 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 3"
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3

Significant disadvantages of the Camera 2 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Camera 2 and Coolpix B700

  • Great battery life: 400 shots vs 350 shots

Sony Cybershot H70

Sony Cybershot DSC-H70
5 years older

Significant advantages of the H70 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (102×58×29 mm) vs Professional size (125×85×107 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.1" vs 4.2"
  • Significantly lighter: 194 g vs 565 g

Significant disadvantages of the H70 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the H70 and Coolpix B700

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix B700 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 614k dots), has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 1,200 fps), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 16.2 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (5 fps vs 60 fps).

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

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2 years newer
$2,999 (body only)
$3,798 12-40mm lens

Significant advantages of the OM-D E-M1X (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 5 fps
  • Much longer battery life: 870 shots vs 350 shots

Significant disadvantages of the OM-D E-M1X (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly larger: Large (144×147×75 mm) vs Professional size (125×85×107 mm)
  • Much heavier: 997 g vs 565 g

common strengths of the OM-D E-M1X and Coolpix B700

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3
3 years older
$698 (body only)

Significant advantages of the DMC-GH3 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports 24p
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GH3 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 614k dots vs 921k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: LIVEMOS vs CMOS

common strengths of the DMC-GH3 and Coolpix B700

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Inexpensive: $698.49 vs $339.00
  • Each has a built-in flash

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1
4 years older
$832 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

Significant advantages of the J1 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,200 fps vs None
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 5 fps
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the J1 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the J1 and Coolpix B700

  • Inexpensive: $831.69 vs $339.00
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix B700 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records very high quality movies (UHD @ 30fps vs none), has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a screen which flips out and is newer (february 2016 vs september 2010).

However, on average it takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't record movies in 24p, has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm) and has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism).

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600
8 months newer
$468 - $597 (body only)
$500 - $647 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5600 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Supports 24p
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D5600 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps

common strengths of the D5600 and Coolpix B700

  • Flip-out screens

Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500
1 year older
$475 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D5500 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Supports 24p
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D5500 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps

common strengths of the D5500 and Coolpix B700

  • Flip-out screens

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330
6 years older

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A330 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Much higher true resolution: 10 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A330 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Does not take movies: None vs UHD @ 30fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the DSLR-A330 and Coolpix B700

  • None found

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000
5 years older
$602 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D7000 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Much higher true resolution: 16.1 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the D7000 (vs the Coolpix B700)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs UHD @ 30fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the D7000 and Coolpix B700

  • None found